HC Deb 15 November 1939 vol 353 cc702-3
39. Sir Gifford Fox

asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the fact that a headlight on a motor-car properly blacked out should not show a light higher than about three feet from the ground, he will make arrangements for the better illumination of traffic signs which are usually seven feet or more above the ground?

Captain Wallace

Now that the new headlamp masks are coming into general use, steps are being taken to remind local authorities of the detailed instructions for the illumination of traffic signs contained in the memorandum on "Aids to Movement of Traffic" issued by nry right hon. Friend, the Minister for Home Security, in June last. Where there are local difficulties in securing illuminations, the possibility of lowering the signs is being explored.